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the senate foreign relations committee. he went to the u.s. embassy in nigeria in november to alert authorities about his son's extremist views. no word yet if he'll accept the invitation to come to capitol hill or not. as you heard from brian, mark mcgwire admitting that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade including in 1998 when he broke baseball's single home run record. the former cardinals and a's slugger repeatedly expressed regret for his decision, it was caused by his desire to overcome injury. >> the only reason that i took steroids was for my health purposes. i did not take steroids to get any gain for any strength purposes. >> but did you get that gain incidental? >> i learned how to be a better hitter. there's not a pill or an injection that is going to give me the hand-eye or give any athlete the hand-eye coordination to hit a baseball. >> we've already been through this. >> mcgwire has fallen well short of being voted into the hall of fame in his first two years of eligibility. is his apology enough? we'll ask "sports illustrated" writer. he'll become th
you that a little later on. the whole spectrum of the u.s. senate will change because republican scott brown meets with his new colleagues on the hill. joining us from washington right now is caroline schively has she often does every morning. we match today. >> we do. good planning, gretchen. quick in and out for senator-elect brown in washington today. he has to get back to boston to watch his daughter's basketball game tonight. first major impact of his election is being felt in washington. president obama told abc last night he might be willing to scale back his health care proposal to get some republican support. brown's campaign has sent a formal request to massachusetts secretary of state to certify his election before absentee ballots are counted so he can be seated as quickly as possible. >> i can't tell you how proud i am to be here standing before you all and being -- having an opportunity to maybe send the country in a different and better direction. that's my goal. >> brown arrives to the capital mid morning to visit with a few senators. first with john mccain and then
the country. they boarded on board a c-17 u.s. air force cargo plane, headed on out of here at 11:17 last night with 54 haitian orphans on their way to florida. the very first plane load of orphans that have left here since this began. guys? >> all right. orlando salinas posted at the airport where it is loud and orly is starting to lose his voice again. great report. good news that ed rendell was able to get those kids out. >> that's fantastic. three minutes after the top of the hour. take a look at the polls this morning as the whole nation focuses on massachusetts. a true blue state usually democrats get whatever they want. it's usually decided when they pick a candidate. well, it's not happening as we've been chronicling for about the last three weeks. martha coakley, the favorite. you have scott brown, the upstart and right now, let's take a look at the three major polls at this hour and scott brown is poised to possibly pull off a massive upset. he's up 52%, 43% according to politico. that's yesterday. meanwhile, the other poll we want to share with you is also a similar result. th
. and the c-17 cargo planes from the u.s. air force from mcguire air force base, from travis air force base were here regularly yesterday. they were only on the ground about an hour a time, an extraordinary operation to watch them land, get unloaded. turn back around and go back to get more supplies. but you get the sense, steve, that this is very much a make or break day for haiti. a lot of the supplies have been coming in here to the port-au-prince airport but i spend many, many hours out on the streets of port-au-prince yesterday and i can tell you this -- i did not see a single instance in which that aid was being handed out to the desperate people who need it most. and there was a calmness among the desperation yesterday. we did see those instances of looting but they were few and far between in reality. generally, they were facing this with a relatively calm determination. you get the sense if they do not get the food they need, they do not get the water they need, they do not get the medical supplies that they desperately need within the next 24 hours, then the scene here could chang
'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. another $100 million of american tax money heading to haiti. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. world is cringing looking at pictures like these caused by that terrible earthquake in haiti. no one knows for sure but the death toll could top 100,000. right now lives are in the balance as there are folks alive in the rubble. already, thousands of american military are going to haiti, trying to save lives and impose some kind of order there. today, president obama pledged an enormous amount of money. >> i'm also announcing an iminvestment of $100 million to support our relief efforts. this will mean more of the life-saving equipment food water and medicine that will be needed. this investment will grow over the coming year as we embark on the long-term recovery from this unimaginable tragedy. >> bill: since 1992, the beginning of the clinton administration the u.s.a. has given haiti close to $3 billion in assistance and billions more have been donated by other countries. president clinton took a personal interest in improv
slogan comes to us from bobby in illinois. he says "i'm a "fox & friends" junkie, my friends and family are aware or come over until "fox & friends" is off the air." that's great. >> see you at 9:00. >> welcome aboard, folks! we've got a jam packed day starting right now live on fox news. 15 hours from now, the president is going to go and tell us the state of our nation. >> he is. it's called the state of the union and his main focus is going to be the economy. caroline schively joins us now from washington. i have a sneaking suspicion he had a different speech written eight days or so ago. now it's switched to touting the economy. >> you're right, gretchen. it's still switching. as of last night, the president was still rewriting his state of the union speech mainly by hand. he hadn't done a run through or rehearsal yet. today he plans to do at least one or not two. before a big speech, the white house distributes talking points to their allies so they can pump up the administration's accomplishments. here's what the white house has handed out this year. one that governme
of a passenger jet. how the u.s. got its intelligence are both coming out the microscope. caroline shively with more. >> reporter: some republicans now say that the federal government is missing a real opportunity to get intelligence from umar farouk abdulmutallab on what other terror plots could be out there. u.s. officials say the f.b.i. had the accused underwear bomber for 30 hours and he was very talkative. that was before he got his lawyer. they sent a letter urging him to try abdulmutallab in front of a military tribunal instead of civilian courts. intel officials say they gotten what they need. >> they obtained actionable intelligence and they made a decision after that, local prosecutors that the individual should be tried in civil courts. >> when you invite him, you read his miranda rights and he stops talking. you can pursue a court action if you want to but the key thing is intelligence. >> reporter: another big focus, yemen. officials say abdulmutallab got his terror training. u.s. and britain said they are sending money to the police force that is training there. the nation is
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coverage over the next hour. governor mitt romney will be joining us. first we check in with campaign carl cameron at the brown campaign headquarters. the doug flutie ban just finished behind you what is going on in on the ground? >> reporter: they are not looking for hail matters cash hail miers. scott brown seems to be leading the parade on this election day. the room is filled here. easily a couple thousand folks across massachusetts for the past week they've been watching the polls suggesting scott brown will pull off the upset in the last half century near. -- sean and -- >> sean: apparently we lost carl. we'll go back to paul in a minute. molly is standing by at martha coakley's headquarters. the crowd seems not as energetic, not as enthusiastic and not as large as what is happening at the brown campaign. >> reporter: considering the moment we are in now at the coakley ballroom things are mellow. numbers coming up on a big tv now numbers are back up. they were taken down for a little while. people are mingling on the other side of the room. speaking with supporters here they are rema
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